Translation of "employment" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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employmentnoun [ U ]

uk /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/ us /ɪmˈplɔɪ.mənt/

employment noun [ U ] (WORK)

B1 the fact of someone being paid to work for a company or organization

Employment levels are unlikely to rise significantly before the end of next year. 在明年年底之前就业率很难有大幅度上升。
How long have you been looking for employment? 你找工作已经找了多长时间了?
be in employment UK formal

to have a job

Are you in employment at the moment? 你现在有工作吗?

More examples

  • Your contract will set out the terms and conditions of your employment.
  • It doesn't seem likely that we will see a return to full employment in the near future.
  • Some economists think that full employment in Europe is an unattainable goal.
  • More and more young people are leaving rural areas to find employment in the cities.
  • The new factory will provide employment for about a hundred local people.

employment noun [ U ] (USE)

formal use

How can you justify the employment of capital punishment? 你如何证明实行死刑的正当性?

(Translation of “employment” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)